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Arts Award Success

Students receive qualification from Trinity College London for course completed during Covid-19 lockdown.

Thursday 1 July 2021

Students Tiffany Robson and Zoe Leigh were highlighted by the course examiner for the quality of their work.

A celebration was in order this week after a number of Ridgewood students successfully completed their Bronze Art Award with Trinity College London, which they undertook during lockdown last year. The Arts Award scheme inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents: it's creative, valuable and accessible. It's available across the UK, and can be achieved at five levels: four qualifications and an introductory award. Students had to complete a range of units and skills including developing a new arts skill, researching an arts inspiration and sharing their arts skills with others.

Mrs Humphrey, who coordinates the Arts Award at Ridgewood School told us: ''the students have completed some fantastic work include developing skills in playing musical instruments, learning graphic art design and portrait drawing.  They were enthusiastic despite the restrictions that lockdown has placed on us and really expanded their own knowledge, and the knowledge of others of a range of arts forms. The Arts Award will be running again from September, and we are looking forward to welcoming even more students to take part!” 

Congratulations and well done to all of our students that took part this year: Cara Darby (7L), Jorja Park (7E), Zoe Leigh (8I), Tiffany Robson (8I) and Aidan Waring (12S).

For more information on the Arts Award program and what it involves, visit:

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There's a rich and vibrant culture around the creative arts here at Ridgewood — to find out more about our Art, Drama and Music programmes, please visit the Curriculum Subjects section of our website.